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Early Wheeler and Wilson hand-powered lock stitch sewing mac

Collection:  SCM - Textiles Machinery
Object Name:  lock stitch sewing machine
Maker:  Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Place Made:  Bridgeport, Fairfield county, Connecticut, United States
Materials:  polished wood; cast iron; steel; wrought iron
Measurements:  overall (without handle): 315 x 260 x 445 mm
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Description:  Early Wheeler and Wilson hand-powered lock stitch sewing machine of a design of about 1867; this model was made around 1885.

Object Number:  1927-250

Credit Line:  Flynn, Miss Christina

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Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing Company
1856-1905, manufacturer of sewing machines, Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Wilson, Allen
1824-1888, inventor, American
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Howe, Elias
1819-1867, inventor; sewing machine pioneer, American
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